Child surprises sanitation workers during coronavirus pandemic

Justyn Boumah, 5, gave cold water, snacks and care packages to local sanitation workers.
1:19 | 09/06/20

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And finally tonight, "America strong." The young child with a big heart making sure his local heroes were taken care of during the pandemic. Here's ABC's David Wright. Reporter: They say one person's trash is another's treasure. Same goes for sanitation trucks. They put all this garbage in their truck. Reporter: 5-year-old Justin boomah is so fond of them he waits outside on trash days, giving cold water and snacks to the sanitation workers. What do you love about sanitation workers? They save the world! Reporter: With his parents help, he upped the ante during the pandemic, handing out care packages. Like these m&m's and goldfish. Reporter: Now the city of Las Vegas is backing the idea with a $1,000 grant. So, just a thank you to those that aren't on the news every day, that you don't hear about in the newspaper, that you don't read about on Facebook. You just made my day. Reporter: Gratitude for the garbage men and women, not wasted one bit. David Wright, ABC news, New York. Our thanks to David. Just tin boomah, certainly an inspiration for us all.

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